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for 500 affordable housing units in years to come. some residents are questioning the possible sites chosen. kris sanchez is live with more on tonight's vote. kris? >> reporter: hi there, janelle. a lot of the residents who say they're going to come to this meeting say not only were they left out of the process, but they think their town should be pushing back against the state requirements. this man and his wife said they found out the plan for affordable housing as they were putting the local newspaper into their bird cage and saw the town's legal notice. otherwise they would not have known the empty lot across the street from their town is in the overlay zone. >> it segregates the affordable housing to a tiny part of town, far from downtown. ultimately does a disservice to the affordable housing residents and to the town as a whole. >> reporter: he said there's a better way to create affordable housing without devaluing properties and putting stress on local school districts. he and other concerned citizens put their own ad in the same local paper to inform their neighbors and per
with a temporary boiler but there appear to be some other issues in some of the units where water -- hot water is not getting up to the unit itself. >> reporter: south lake towers spokesman told me employees are going door-to-door measuring the temperature at each tap and the boiler will be fixed within the next week or two. residents say they're not so sure. >> well, i'm a betting man. it will work two or three hours and go out again. >> reporter: residents expect another update from the management company tomorrow aft afternoon at 1:00. the city code enforcement department is expecting the same thing. by the way, we did check with the city code enforcement department. the management company here was cited in 2007 when they installed the boiler are for not having the proper paperwork. that has now been resolved but they have been crated for other code violations since then not related to the boil er. >> thank you, kris. >>> new details on the big tree that came crashing down onto a home in the north bay and also knocked down a power pole. pg&e restored power to some people but still about 30
of three suffered serious burns. she is now at the burn unit at st. francis hospital. police say the burns are life threatening. i want to give you another look here at the suspect. he is 22-year-old dexter oliver. police are still searching for them. if you can help them locate the suspect, you're asked to call the san francisco police. live in san francisco tonight, monte francis, nbc bay area news. >>> this just in. oakland police are asking for your help finding a missing woman. police sent us this picture of gloria ji this morning. her husband called police after she failed to show up for work, and he suspects foul play. gloria ji is 63 years old, 5'1" and wears glasses. investigators found her car in oakland. anyone with information is asked to call oakland pd's missing persons department. >>> police looking into the city's first homicide of the year. police were called to the 1900 block of tripoli block this morning just before 8:00. that's where they found a dead body in front of a home. police say the unidentified adult male was suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. an ambul
these cases, the investigators, the criminalists in our unit. >> reporter: the d.a.'s office reopened its cold case unit only back in 2010, and so that is being credited with helping make the arrest of this 22-year-old homicide here in the city of mountain view. neither family members for the victim or the suspect were in court today and the prosecutor says because she fought back, the victim was able to lead prosecutors to the suspected killers. live in mountain view, i'm damian trujillo. >>> police are searching for three suspects who stole a pet grooming van and crashed it into a south san jose business. the driver lost control of the shopping center and crashed into a smoke shop. happening around 6:30 this morning. the suspect then took off on foot, abandoning the van, moments after the crash. >> they were partying inside the van. they had alcohol. probably a dui and that probably contributed to them losing control of the van and running into a business here. >> police found 12 packs of beer, evidence that could help identify them. the crash caused major damage to the store. luckily, thoug
are getting bolder. kris? >> reporter: hi there, raj. san jose police response times are up. the burglary unit is no more, nor is the truancy unit that lowered the burglary rate in the daytime hours by rounding up teenagers who were suppose d to be at school and now san jose police say the fact these burglars are striking in the middle of the day and they're coming upon homeowners may mean they're getting more bold. maxine walker's security gate was locked when a man rang the doorbell at her home in east san jose tuesday afternoon. >> he said is michael home. i slammed the door. but i had no idea he'd gone next door. i thought he was really looking for a michael. >> reporter: turns out the man was looking for an opportunity and when walker's neighbor did not answer the door, several suspects broke in. the woman hid in a bedroom and called police. >> yesterday was a busy day for burglaries, specifically in east san jose. >> reporter: four robberies in three hours in the foothill divisi division. in three of them burglars crossed paths with the residents before police could arrive. >> and at lea
of the california national guard and its largest un quon. the investigative unit with the latest development into the culture behind the guard. >> and a commute with a special significance, the special celebration in honor of martin luther king jr. >>> and good evening. i'm jeff ranieri in the weather cent center. feeling more like spring than winter outside for today. 75 and 69 in gilroy. santa teresa at 69. major changes this week. we'll let you know how cold it could get and when the rain drops return in a few minutes. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >>> it took three hours but the chp has reopened all lanes of southbound 880 after a big rig jackknifed around 2:00 this afternoon, the resulting backup more than a mile long. you see our nbc helicopter on the scene. no other vehicles were involved thankfully in the crash. because the truck was leaking diesel fuel, the right three lanes had be to be shut down in order to
one of the apartment units shot at least once. she was taken to the regional medical center and she died an hour later. now investigators are looking at her death as a homicide. at this point there are no suspects. detectives are trying to figure out what led up to this and trying to figure out if she was shot inside the apartment or somewhere else. >> right now they both -- we don't know where the crime occurred so we're going to have to have a picture of what happened. >> reporter: and this is san jose's second homicide of 2013. live from san jose, george kiriyama, nbc bay area news. >>> i and the to take you back to the fire in oakland we showed you at the top of the show. you can see the flames burning through the top of the building. we understand it's a three-story building right off of 880 in a residential mixed use neighborhood. you can see the fire is burning right through the roof of that building. there are lots of firefighters on scene. traffic is moving around the home, and it's butting up against 880. so far we haven't heard any word of any traffic problems. a great am
in dreamliners and other planes. ge, a part owner of nbc. last month united airliners dreamliner traveling from houston to new jersey made an emergency landing in new orleans when a power generator failed and just last friday an ana dreamliner in japan was delayed due to an oil leak. now officials like we said once again just a little while ago have grounded the entire fleet of ana 787s. >>> san francisco is cracking down on smoking again. now you can still smoke on a public street unless the city closes off the street for a fair or festival. the board of supervisors approving an ordinance mandating that promoters post signs saying that outdoor events are smoke-free events. >>> could the bay area's biggest airport change its name? a san francisco lawmaker today introduced legislation to rename sfo harvey milk san francisco international airport. milk was the first openly gay lawmaker. he needs five other supervisors to agree before it can go on the november ballot. if the charter amendment passes s sfo would be the first airport named for someone who is openly guy. it would cost a quarter of a
will execute the office of president to the united states faithfully. >> that i will execute -- >> faithfully the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states safely. >> and will to the best of my ability -- >> it was a moment for the history books. president obama gets set to take his second oath of office. there is a national day of service. a private and a public swearing in followed by a parade and inauguration ball. as steve handelsman tells us there's a more serious undertone for this inauguration. >> reporter: washington is almost ready. massive security, barriers going into place, bleachers along pennsylvania avenue for monday's inaugural parade. and the presidential viewing stand bulletproof rebuilt every four years. but since a huge crowd full of hope saw the first obama swearing in, america has lowered its expectation. only 35% in the nbc news/"wall street journal" poll says the country is heading in the right direction. and president obama's new portrait, his approval stands at 62%. his likability at 61%. but only 29% say he's working e
. of the 23 wealthiest countries in the world, the united states is responsible for 80% of the gun deaths. >> it was my goth's. she gave it to -- grandmother's. she gave it to my father. my father passed away. i cleaned his house. i have a little kid, and i don't want it in the house. >> reporter: spear says gun control will do little to get the guns already out there off the streets. that's why she says buybacks are so important. the buyback was completely anonymous. the sheriff's department is cataloging the guns trying to figure out if any were used in crimes or were stolen. organizers say they handed out a total of $63,500 in cash today. in san mateo, nbc bay area news. >> that's quite a total. thank you. >>> supporters of new gun control laws also gathered in san francisco today as part of a nationwide effort. >> gun control now! >> the walk along the field drew members of the newly formed grassroots group called one million moms for gun control. they're committed to passing what they call common sense gun control laws in the united states. >> no one can stand on the sidelines anymor
rules that could significantly reduce the number of foodborne illnesses here in the united states. this is the first major revamping of the fda in more than 70 years. mrfrs of food sold in the u.s. both domestic and foreign have to have now a written plan. how to prevent them. produce farmers will have to ensure their water and soil is clean and basic hygiene will be taught to workers. foodborne illnesses cause about 3,000 deaths a year. >> a daily civic police detective is getting credit for solving a very cold case. 74 years ago a newly married couple, mini and fred, sent this telegram to their san francisco family letting them know about their christmas eve wedding in reno. fred and minnie went on to become the parents of six daughters. last year a cuss sin found the telegram and sent it to one of the daughters but it never arrived. a detective found it while investigating a postal worker for stealing. a souvenir to remember their late parents by. that is going to be incredible. >> it's going to be a little wet. can we squeeze in anything tomorrow? >> some windows of haze. we'l
to provide search and rescue support from moffett field. >> our mission is to save lives. we're a rescue unit. we're going to go back to afghanistan. our helicopters, our crews will be there for about 41/2 months. and their job is to rescue anybody in need, whether it's u.s. forces, coalition members or afghan nationals. >> in addition to the wartime mission the unit works closely with the coast guard on state missions. >> how one south bay school is turning the tables on the traditional teaching methods to give children more access to technology. >> i'm sam brock. today was a glorious one for california governments. no. governor jerry brown soaked up the praise for a balanced budgets but made some claims that is don't pass the truth test. a reality check coming up next. >> no longer shooting to kill. what could be changing when it comes to control asking mountain lions. >>> it's been quite awhile since california received a positive grade on its annual report card but that's essentially what happened today. >> governor jerry brown addressing lawmakers in his state of the state address. he ta
society can. more needs to be done to, in his words, humanly lower birth rates. >> in the united states, the president should get up and say patriotic americans stop it, too, have one if possible. don't feel bad if you have none. what we're really thinking about is what future generations are going to do, how our children are going to live. it's not the number of children you want. it's what kind of world are your children going to inherit? >> we should reduce our use of fossil fuels. instead of worrying about the fiscal cliff we should be much more concerned with preserving our limited natural resources. britain's prince charles commended the report. >>> still ahead at 6:00, she was as familiar as any landmark. the bay area is mourning one of its most recognizable citizens tonight. >>> and i'm janelle wang. a quicker transition. president obama gives an update on america's exit strategy in afghanistan. why a high school student opened fire on his classmates coming up in the world tonight. >>> i'm sam brock. california's budget will have two years, just pools of red ink but an optimisti
-- >> of the united states of america -- >> of the united states of america -- >> quite a special ceremony. most of these new scitizens are teenagers born overseas before moving here with parents who immigrated legally. if at least one parent has become a citizen, they automatically, these teenagers and kids, can automatically become citizens as well. so immigration is the new hot button topic prompted by president obama. just yesterday mr. obama outlined his plan for reform. so what will it mean for california and the nation? let's bring in political analyst lay larry gerston. nothing is random in politics so why now? >> reporter: it's about the numbers, raj. latinos are now 17% of the nation. they were 10% of the vote in 2012, and that's up from 2% in 1992. politically latinos no longer can be ignored especially as they get close to influencing outcomes in red states like arizona and texas as they have already done in new mexico, colorado, and florida. >> you bring up latino voters who are citizens, so why is immigration such a big issue? is it a trickle down effect? >> great question. i think
district. there's the old face made up of hundreds of dilapidated units of federal housing built just after world war ii where angel zen used to live. >> the house, it has a lot of stuff going on with it like the toilet or something. hunter's view has a new face and that's where she finds herself today. >> this is supposed to be the dining room but i changed it to the living room. >> zen was among the first 25 families to move into the newly rebuilt hunter's view project, the new building marks the first phase of 107 new units to open in hunter's view this year. >> even though we're still in west point, it seems like it's totally different. like you walk outside. the front, it's cleaner. it's better, quieter. >> why don't you do that? >> just down the way, alice and her five sons were settling into their new five bedroom home. >> congrats. >> thank you. >> and even though it's just down the road from their own home, she says she feels safer letting her boys play outside. >> they said mom it's going to be safer for us. >> i said yeah, of course it is. they said we like our house. can we keep
. an estimated 60% of the programming will originate here in the united states. the rest will be from overseas. no word yet on where current will be based or what will happen to lieutenant governor gavin newsom's show which airs on current. >>> to north korea, google's executive chairman is making a private trip overseas, traveling to north korea with former new mexico governor bill richardson. it's described as a humanitarian trip. it's not known with whom the men will meet or whether they'll be talking about korean americans who are in prison there. the internet can be a key topic. schmidt is a key advocate and north korea technically is isolated allowing its citizens access only to a domestic interest. >>> cue the jackhammers and the traffic jams. construction work ended today near union square. it was stopped to provide better access for holiday shopping. now the sidewalks will remain open to pedestrians but those walkways will be a little thinner. $ .6 million subway project will extend the underground service to chinatown with a new station being built at union square. >>> okay. it's a n
finds itself ranked as best performing city in the united states by the milken institute study. here's the criteria being judged. job growth, wage and salary growth, hi-tech gdp growth and hi-tech gdp location quo yent which basically means how many tech companies are concentrated in one area. as you can tell, the formula for determining the best cities is, well, very tech heavy. >> tech has been a catalyst for growth in the u.s. for us to remain competitive, we have to be at the very high edge of innovation, creating new products and services that companies and consumers demand not only in the u.s. but around the world. >> tech production tends to sink lower when the economy is struggling and when things are going well, drive us out of recession according to ross duval, study author. things are booming now and the numbers would support that. according to a new report on startups compiled by researchers, silicon 1234r50e8 12 was the best place in the world to start a company. >>> that might explain the area's number one ranking notice milken study but also consider these tidbits. san
unit. in fact, let's focus in on a couple of those guys. we'll call them patrick willis and navarro bauman. they've become a powerful 1-2 p punch in the line backing korm and their play is strengthening by learning from each other. bauman commented on the special relationship between the two. >> me and pat's relationship is very brotherly like. we do pretty much any and everything together, you know, whether we have any problems or whether it's something good. we have success. we enjoy playing with each other. you know, and i think we both push each other every single day. we don't get complacent with anything that we receive or accomplish. we always just trying to do better and make sure we can make our team better. >> and the 49ers came to new orleans on sunday, the baltimore ravens touched down in new orleans. this afternoon to begin their final preparation for super bowl xlvii and upon arrival their head coach john harbaugh spoke with the media and he told everyone what this trip means to his team. >> this is pretty cool. this is pretty exciting. we're excited to be here. we're
in the united states come from california. >>> now we'll check in with rob to find out how cold it's going to get tonight and when we'll see a warm-up. what's going on, rob? >> temperatures dipping into the mid to upper 20s tonight. in the bay area, some of our inland valleys especially to the east bay and areas south of san jose stand a chance of getting into the upper 20s tomorrow morning. right now mid-40s but cooling quickly. 30s showing up as early as the next hour. right now the dew point temperature, and this is an interesting number here, these are the temperatures the air will try to cool down towards by sunrise. if you have light winds and clear skies. and usually around the bay area, our dew point temperatures in the 40s and 50s and we get the fog. we've got really dry air out there tonight. so those dew point temperatures instead are in the 20s. that is sort of the bottom for how cold things can get towards tomorrow morning. a little bit of a breeze out there right now, and we do have clouds dropping over the bay area. both of those at least short term will limit the cooling. t
is going to attack the united states of america and get away with it. and for that reason, we have made a commitment that we're going to go after al qaeda wherever they are and wherever they try to hide. >> the u.s. can only confirm the death of one american engineer from texas and one british worker at this point. on thursday, the algerian army began its counterattack to liberate the plant that's deep in the desert, 800 miles from the ckacapital. rebels were about to drive the hostages to another country. >>> a man walked on stage and pointed a gas pistol at a politician who was giving a speech in bulgaria today. ahmad gogin, the turkish minority party leader, struck the man before he could pull a trigger. delegates wrestled him to the ground. dogin founded the group of rights and freedoms in 1990. people kicked, punched, and stomped the gunman before he was arrested and taken to the hospital. gas pistols are nonlethal weapons used for self-defense, but experts say they can cause life threatening injuries when they are fired at close range. the man was also carrying two knives. >>> tho
: this was the official oath. >> preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god? >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> reporter: a hug from michelle. malia, 14, and sasha, 11, who joked, you didn't mess up. neither did the chief justice, who used notes after his famous flub in 2009. >> thank you, everybody. >> reporter: vice president biden was sworn in by justice sonia sotomayor. tomorrow's ceremonial swearing in is at the capitol. stand-ins helping set camera angles today. pennsylvania avenue is set for the inaugural parade, delayed like the capitol ceremony because they're never held on a sunday. police from around the nation will bolster security, grass protectors are down on the mall. the weather's mild. 800,000 people expected tomorrow. some saw the president today. when the obamas attended church. >> he started leaning over to us and we saw him. we were so excited to see him. >> reporter: the commander in chief laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns, a reminder of his burden, and of our two centuries of democracy. the inauguration is
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